By Josephine Hearn - 05/23/06 12:00 AM EDT
In your eight years in Congress, have you ever said, “Do you know who I am?”
Lee: Never. I do not ever remember saying that to anyone. I wouldn’t say that. I would give them my name. I’d say, ‘Hi, I’m Barbara.’
If you were stranded on a desert island with one other member of Congress, whom would you want it to be?
Lee: None. Zero. Stranded on a desert island? No. I would figure out how to get off of that island.
|Rep. Barbara Lee|
Time in Congress:
Marital Status: Single
But what if you needed someone to help you make the raft?
Lee: All 435 could help with that. I don’t think there would be one in particular.
Speaking of places, finish this sentence: My favorite place in the whole world is ...
Lee: With my family. Anywhere.
Finish this sentence: The one thing I can’t tolerate is ...
Lee: Misleading the American people and not telling the truth about it.
I’m sensing a talking point here.
Lee: No, it just happened to come up!
What are your most and least favorite household chores?
Lee: Least favorite? I don’t know. I like household chores. It’s kind of relaxing, washing the dishes. You can listen to music. It gives you a chance to think. No, I like housework.
Can you come over to my house?
What’s your favorite dessert?